The Elements of News Writingis a complete introduction to the fundamentals of journalistic writing, presented in a clear, concise format. This Second Edition provides you with the essential guidelines for practicing journalism while emphasizing the importance of grammar and offering easy-to-follow tips on writing. Features ofThe Elements of News Writing, Second Edition Includes a section on grammar and usage so you have a quick refresher on the rules. Provides easy-to-follow guidance on writing a news story in Chapter 13, "How to Write a News Story in 15 Steps." Incorporates information about media convergence, blogs, web journalism and podcasts in a new chapter about "The Future of the Mass Media" (Chapter 35).Kershner, James W. is the author of 'Elements of News Writing', published 2008 under ISBN 9780205577668 and ISBN 0205577660.